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Started by billy rubin, April 17, 2020, 08:09:43 PM
Quote from: billy rubin on May 16, 2020, 10:53:44 PMlolagriculture is not lucrative. my last year in california i grossed 150k, and lived in a condemned cinderblock bunkhouse in a cotton field because a friend let me stay for free if i fixed it. no water, no electricity, no pump in the well. you could lie in bed and see the stars through the roof at night. i couldnt afford to buy anything. farmland is worth more if you plant condominiums.seriously, farming in america is a fragile paradigm. youre alwayz one seasons failure from ruin, and going cutthroat corporate is the winning ticket for modern us agriculture.figure a dairy that grosses 400k annually will need about 360k reinvested. that 1/10 profitability is about standard.